Ready for BA (Hons)

Beauty Promotion

4 years full-time including foundation year
2022
UCAS Code:
BP03
Institution code: S30
UCAS Points:
48
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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Got a passion for creative design? Not quite ready to undertake a full honours degree? Solent University’s Design Foundation Programme is perfectly suited to students who may not be from a fashion-related background or whose qualifications do not meet the admissions requirements for BA (Hons) Beauty Promotion.

To help get you up to speed, this one-year foundation course provides all the creative, technical and study skills needed for entry onto a degree-level art, design or fashion course. Upon completion, you will be able to progress onto the BA (Hons) Beauty Promotion degree here at Solent.

You will be taught by academics with extensive industry experience in writing and styling beauty, celebrity and fashion editorial features for magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Good Housekeeping.

And will have access to professional photography facilities, as well as a make-up area. Mac suites with the latest design and publishing software and a reprographics room are also available to help you develop your digital skills.

During your studies you will also have the opportunity to get involved in retail activities at Re:So, Solent’s stunning student-run store which sells a unique mix of fashion, accessories, publications, furniture and art produced by the University’s creative students and graduates.

Think a career as a beauty editor, PR, marketing executive, brand manager or trend forecaster might be for you? With close industry links and regular opportunities to create a professional network, gain hands-on experience and build a professional resume, Solent’s unique beauty promotion degree can help you to take your first step into this exciting industry.

Why choose this course?

Who bring years of practical experience to the seminar room.

Including a photography studio complex, make-up area, mono and colour darkrooms and printing areas, digital reprographics rooms and Mac suites.

Enabling you to gain valuable experience for your CV.

Who is this course for?

Our design foundation programme is ideal for students who aren’t quite ready to undertake a full undergraduate degree, once completing the foundation year, you will progress on to the BA (Hons) Beauty Promotion degree.

What does this course lead to?

This course will support you to develop the key skills required for a dynamic career in the fashion and beauty industries, working in the head office of a cosmetics, skincare, perfume, jewellery or hair care company or promoting several clients as a PR executive in a beauty and fashion public relations agency.

These skills are also highly valuable in the lifestyle, public relations and promotion industries.

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

Facilities

You’ll have access to a range of specialist teaching facilities in our professional-grade media academy, including a photography studio complex, make-up area, mono and colour darkrooms and printing areas, digital reprographics rooms and Mac suites.

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces. Away from studying, why not try out the gyms, fitness studios and sports halls in our £28 million Sports Complex, or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.


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